Research Acknowledgement

It is extremely important that our grant is cited in all publications resulting from the use of NORC services. Our productivity and effectiveness as a Center is measured in part by the citation of the grant in published work. Please use the following acknowledgement in your publications:

This work utilized Core Services supported by grant DK089503 of NIH to the University of Michigan.

Pilot + Feasibility

Now accepting Pilot/Feasibility applications for the 2016-2017 year.



Awardees for the 2015-2016 Round

Jun Wu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Institute, Molecular and Integrative Physiology
“Beige fat-specific regulation in mice and humans”

Monica Dus, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
“Metabolites as key regulators of feeding states”

Wei Perng, Ph.D., M.P.H., Research Assistant Professor, Nutritional Sciences
“Metabolomic patterns and development of metabolic risk in US and Mexican children”

Ingrid Bergin, D.V.M., M.S., Assistant Professor, Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine
“Effects of calcium and multi-mineral supplementation on gut microbes and microbially-derived metabolites in patients at risk for colon cancer”

For More Information, Please Contact:

Ormond MacDougald, Director of Pilot and Feasibility Program, via email:


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